With the leftovers of Storm Jonas making Dublin rainy and miserable, and with the temperature slowly starting to creep up again, I can’t help but reminisce on how wonderful and crisp Christmastime was here in Dublin. But of course, I can’t stop thinking about my Christmas trip to London and how much I want to go back!
I gave a bit of a spiel about my wonderful Christmas holiday in London, but I thought I’d hone in on a few highlights a little more. And one of those highlights is Winter Wonderland in Hyde park – an absolute necessity for anyone visiting London over the holidays.
With carnival rides, ice villages, Bavarian beer gardens, market stalls, and food offerings, it’s the perfect way to spend a crisp day in the capital city.
I’ve probably mentioned this many times before, but London truly is my favorite place.
I know it’s expensive…super expensive. I know it’s crowded. I know housing is ridiculous. I know that living there probably isn’t as glamorous as it’s made out to be.
But still, there’s just something about it that I just love. The history, the beauty, the parks, the accent. It’s all just perfect. And that is my honest opinion, as a tourist wearing rose-colored glasses of course.
I’ve been to London 3 times previously, but always during the summer. So this was my first time visiting not only during the winter, but during the holidays. And it’s no surprise at all that it’s just as wonderful, and even more magical, during the holidays. There just isn’t anything quite like Christmas in London.